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Image Number 1562 (Lichen planus)


Diagnosis: Lichen planus

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: M

Age: 35


Description: Violaceous papules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A dark-complexioned adult man presented with pruritic shiny violaceous papules on both forearms, dorsum of the hands and legs of one year duration. It is an interesting feature that the lesions retained their color and morphology in dark-skinned person.

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